Lynne St. Clair Darden
Assistant Professor of New Testament
-B.A., College of New Rochelle
-M.Div., Union Theological Seminary, New York City
-Ph.D., Drew University
Dr. Lynne Darden joined the faculty of the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) as Assistant Professor of New Testament in July, 2012. Prior to joining the ITC faculty, she taught New Testament Studies at Rutgers University and New Brunswick Theological Seminary in New Jersey.
Dr. Darden is a cultural critical scholar whose research centers on the interface of African American Scripturalization with postcolonial studies, literary studies, cultural studies, gender studies and cultural memory. Her exegetical expertise is on the Book of Revelation in which she applies an African American Scripturalization supplemented by postcolonial theory and cultural memory. Her forthcoming book entitled, “Drunk with the Wine of the World:” An African American-Postcolonial Scripturalization of the Book of Revelation will be published by the Society of Biblical Literature, Semeia Studies, in 2014. Her recent publications include: “Hanging Out with Rahab: An Examination of Musa Dube’s Heremeneutical Approach with a Postcolonial Touch” in Postcolonial Perspectives in African Biblical Interpretations (SBL); “Privilege but no Power: Women in the Gospel of Matthew, and Nineteenth Century African American Woman Missionaries through a Postcolonial Lens” in Teaching All Nations: Interrogating the Great Commission (forthcoming, Fortress Press); and “Race/Ethnicity and Class in the New Testament” in The [Oxford] Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies (forthcoming).
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